Hand-printed Cyanotype 100% Silk Scarf 'Vintage Flying Machines'



This is a silk scarf that would be a talking point when you wear it; slightly quirky with a touch of humour and at the same time soft and elegant. I have used original illustrations of vintage flying machines as stencils, then hand-printed it, using the 'Blueprint' photographic process (Cyanotype). The result is a beautiful 'Prussian Blue' colour. I am happy to take commissions for a Cyanotype silk scarf if you would like more of them, or ones with a different design.

How this was made

The Cyanotype process is a 19th Century photographic process that uses iron salts and sunshine to create a beautiful Prussian Blue colour; it is the original 'blueprint'. In the 1800s, botanist Anna Atkins was the first person to use photographs to illustrate a book by using Cyanotypes and this is the same process that I use today!
A 100% hand-rolled silk scarf, 28cm x 114cm and hand-washable - but go very gently.

What's included in the price?

Hand-printed unique design 100% Chinese Silk Scarf.


Angela at Sunlight & Blue Cyanotype Printing Workshops

Suitable for

  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic


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